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Marion Boys Open Up With Convincing Win

In front of more than 4,500 enthusiastic fans, including the entire IU basketball team, the Marion Giants defeated Elwood 73-35 in their season opener. The night was also special as James Blackmon, Jr. was honored for his McDonald’s All-American accomplishments last season.  A sign was placed in the arena along side Marion’s other High School […]

Boys Basketball Preview (Chronicle-Tribune)

Article written by Matt Wilson, Chronicle-Tribune James Blackmon Jr. helped turn around the Marion boys’ basketball program last year. Now the Marion High School graduate is making an impact as a freshman on the Indiana University men’s basketball team. Blackmon Jr. will be honored during James Blackmon Jr. All-American Night as the Giants open their […]

Winter All-Sports Pocket Schedule (and updates)

The Winter All-Sports Pocket Schedule has been released. DOWNLOAD POCKET SCHEDULE Here are the updates to what was printed: Nov. 29 – Freshman Girls Basketball starts at 5:00pm (not 6:00pm). Dec. 2 – Boys & Girls Swimming at Northwestern 5:30 pm    

Boys Basketball Admission Information

Boys Basketball at Marion is always a Giant event as evidenced by the 7 state championships, 24 Indiana All-Stars, the 7,500 seat Bill Green Arena and the passionate fan base. The 2014-15 basketball season promises to once again bring excitement to the Marion Community. Here is information that you will need to know when attending […]

Marion Giants Earn Hall of Fame Honors

The Grant County Sports Hall of Fame announced its’ newest members and four of them are former Marion Giants, including three basketball greats. Vonda Cawthorn, Bob Chapman, Jay Edwards and Pat Klein will be honored at a banquet on April 12 at 1:00 pm.  The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place at the […]

Giants Display Depth in Scrimmage

Article written by Matt Wilson, Chronicle-Tribune   The Marion boys’ basketball team showed it was going to have some depth this year during Wednesday’s controlled scrimmage against Indianapolis Tindley at the Grant County YMCA. The Giants dressed 10 players and all of them scored in the scrimmage, which was comprised of four 15-minute quarters with […]

GIANTS FANS: You don’t want to miss this special opening night!

The opening night of the Giants’ 2014-15 basketball season is almost here, and the evening promises to be a special one for Giants fans. The Giants will take on Elwood, with a 6:30 p.m. JV start time, 8 p.m. varsity. But fans in attendance at the game will get a whole new view of Giants […]

YMCA to Host Boys Basketball Scrimmage

On Wednesday, November 19 the Marion Giants will play a boys basketball scrimmage at the STAR Financial YMCA Coliseum.  Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 pm against Indianapolis Tindley. The game commemorates the beginnings of the storied history of the 7-time IHSAA State Champion Marion Giants.  The Coliseum was the home of the Giants from 1928 […]

Media Day Scheduled for Thursday

The media day for winter sports at Marion HS will be on Thursday, November 13 starting at 4:00 pm.  Student-athletes should be wearing their team uniform and be ready for pictures after school.  Practices will begin after pictures are completed.  The order for media day pictures is as follows: 1. Pep Band 2. Dance Team […]

Blackmon and Hoosiers Play Exhibition Tonight

Former Marion Giant and McDonald’s All-American, James Blackmon, Jr. will play in his final exhibition game tonight before his freshman season officially begins on Friday, November 14th.  In the Indiana Hoosiers’ first exhibition game, Blackmon, Jr. led I.U. with 26 points on 7/11 shooting from the field and was a perfect 10/10 from the Free […]